[Marxism] pesticide suicide

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 08:11:37 MST 2017


At the beginning of the 20th century infectious diseases like tuberculosis,
pneumonia, and diarrheal disease were the leading causes of death. By the
21st century mortality by infectious diseases was replaced by chronic
illnesses like heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Regrettably, there is a
pronounced trend in America. A Rand Corporation study states that 60% of
Americans have one and 40% have multiple chronic conditions. (Source:
Incidence and Prevalence of Chronic Disease, Autoimmunity Research
Foundation)

Sixty percent (60%) of Americans with a chronic condition is almost
impossible to grasp becuz it’s a mind-boggling statistic. How is this
possible? And, why so many?

The following quote from Julian Cribb’s *Surviving the 21st Century*
<https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/3319412698/counterpunchmaga>
(Springer Int’l Publishing, Switzerland 2017) likely tells the story:

“The evidence that we ourselves— along with our descendants, potentially
for the rest of history— are at risk from the toxic flood we have unleashed
is piling up in literally tens of thousands of peer-reviewed scientific
research reports. Despite this mass of evidence, the public in most
countries is only dimly aware, or even largely unaware of what is being
done to them. The reason is twofold: First, most of these reports are
buried in scientific journals, written in the arcane and inaccessible
language used by specialists. The public may hear a little about certain
chemical categories of concern, like pesticides and food additives, or the
‘dirty dozen’ (Stockholm C0nvention 2013) industrial super-poisons, or ‘air
pollution’ in general. However, these represent only a scant few pixels in
a much larger image now amassing in the scientific literature of tens of
thousands of potentially harmful substances which are disseminating
worldwide. Second, the proportion of chemicals which have been well-tested
for human safety is quite small…” (Page 108)

In short, humanity is poisoning itself with a massive flood of chemicals
all across the world, dripping wet with toxicity, and shockingly, nobody is
really sure of the impact! Yet, there are dizzying numbers of academic
research papers, literally tens of thousands of peer-reviewed scientific
research that discuss the issue. Duh!

According to The Institute of Responsible Technology d/d May 10, 2013: “It
was ‘supposed’ to be harmless to humans and animals—the perfect weed
killer. Now a groundbreaking article just published in the journal Entropy
points to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and more specifically its active
ingredient glyphosate, as devastating—possibly ‘the most important factor
in the development of multiple chronic diseases and conditions that have
become prevalent in Westernized societies. That’s right. The herbicide
sprayed on most of the world’s genetically engineered crops—and which gets
soaked into the food portion—is now linked to autism … gastrointestinal
issues such as inflammatory bowel disease, chronic diarrhea, colitis and
Crohn’s disease, obesity, cardiovascular disease, depression, cancer,
cachexia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and
ALS, among others.” Prompting the logical question: What chronic
health-related problems are not listed?

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/18/pesticide-suicide/
65 minute interview - The Health Dangers of Roundup (glyphosate) Herbicide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=78&v=h_AHLDXF5aw



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